Senior Technician

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Working for a leading supplier of specialist test and measurement instruments plus UK independent laboratory for testing, validation and performance of HVAC products and systems. This organisation are renowned as the benchmark in quality and offer standard testing to BS, EN and ISO for CE approval and compliance with local, national and global markets. Appointed as an official distributor to over 20 of the leading manufacturers in the Test and Instrumentation market, they are able to offer a choice of the best instruments available to meet client requirements and are also an employer of choice.

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The Senior Technician AKA Laboratory Technician job itself working in our test and calibration suites, the objective of this varied role is to carry out equipment testing, calibration of test rigs and instrumentation, involvement with the production of reports of certificates for client and the control of stock. The role will require flexibility and teamwork.  More specifically:

• Comply with and operate to all health and safety and quality assurance in accordance with the relevant standards • Performing traceable & UKAS accredited calibrations under ISO 9001 & BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 quality systems • Production of standard calibration certificates and reports from test data • Helping in the continued conformity with the requirements contained in ISO 9001 (BSI) and ISO 17025 (UKAS) through procedures defined within the Quality Manual. These are to include the maintenance of the quality system through record keeping and the testing of laboratory reference instrumentation • Understand the working of a variety of complex pieces of instrumentation and test equipment as well as their technical specifications and the methods that can be used to calibrate and/or test these, including fault diagnosis and minor repair. • Liaison with clients and internal colleagues regarding technical support and advice on instrument and equipment use/repair/replacements. • The testing, calibration and maintenance/repair of

stock of instruments, client equipment, and laboratory equipment to ensure that their performance meets established acceptance criteria. • If required in-house demonstrations of product use to customers and/or customer development days • Order processing, booking in and dispatch of instrumentation and test equipment • When required mentor and supervise technicians on the aspects of the role • Contribute to the development of laboratory processes and systems to improve performance and best practice • Preparation and packing of instruments prior to hire and receipt of stock returns • Handling tools

This role’s working pattern is 37 hours per week, Mon – Thursday 8.30am-5pm and on Friday 8.30am-4.30pm 

You will have

To be successful as Senior Technician AKA Laboratory Technician you will have a healthy mix of the following:

• Recognised qualification in mechanical/electrical engineering • Experience working in accredited laboratory environment • Experience of working in a calibration test environment to ISO 9001 or ISO17025 • Knowledge of the production of uncertainty budgets • Methodical with a practical ability including diagnostic skills • Innovative – look to enhance current procedures for efficiency and quality• PC literate • Excellent numeracy and administrative skills • Knowledge or experience in the measurement of air velocity, humidity, pressure and temperature • Can manage reference equipment calibrations without disruption to services • Can decrease turnaround times from test to draft report stage enabling us to attract new customers• Understanding of health and safety compliance • Ability to work unsupervised to meet deadlines as well as a team player

You will get

As Senior Technician you will enjoy a salary of £25K-£26K + Package

Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Assurance – 4 times annual gross reference salary (after confirmation), 26 Annual Holidays (pro-rata) and additional 8 Bank Holidays etc.

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19 June 2022
England, Preston
£25K-£26K + Package

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